Ronald C. Cook, 70; Member
Of CNY Stock Car Hall Of Fame
ONEONTA – Ronald C. Cook, 70, the Oneonta native who earned induction into the Central New York Stock Car Hall of Fame, passed away Jan. 20, 2017, at his home in Port Charlotte, Fla., with his family by his side.
He was born on Sept. 25, 1946, in Oneonta, son of Shirley Raymond and Hilda Marie Cook. He graduated from Laurens Central School in 1965 and enlisted in the Air Force, serving Stateside and in Vietnam.
He was self-employed during the 1980s and ’90s, operating Mr. Fixit. He relocated to Florida in 1999, and was maintenance supervisor for the State of Florida’s Gulf Coast Center in Fort Myers until his retirement.